Fanny winesses the death of her father in a fight with Lord Manderstoke. Her mother died shortly after, she next discovers that her real father is in fact a well-respected politician. Meeting him and then falling in love with his advisor Harry Somerford leads to a life of ups and downs and conflict between the classes. Periodically the Lord crosses her path, always to tragic effect.
I am both confused and intrigued by this post; what is this Man of Evil of which you speak? Are you confusing another film with Orson Welles's film noir classic Touch of Evil? I realize you were absent during some of our screenings. Let me know if you need to catch up or if we need to develop an alternate assignment.